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Kathy A. Woodward, MD

The Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health

Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Specialties: Teenage Pregnancy

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
National Provider Identifier1811081888

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Dr. Kathy Woodward is the Director of In-Patient and Community Health Services in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s National Medical Center, located in Washington, DC. Dr. Woodward is a strong community advocate for adolescent health care, participating in many community and professional organizations, including the Society for Adolescent Medicine, the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Teen Pregnancy, the DC Department of Health's Adolescent Health Task force, and the DC Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (Howard University Hospital). She is also a consultant for the Region III Training III family planning consultant and a board member of the DC Assembly of School-based Health Care. Dr. Woodward is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Woodward completed her pediatric residency and her adolescent medicine fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center. She became a member of the attending staff of the hospital in 1983. She is board certified in pediatrics and sub-boarded in adolescent medicine.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Wellesley College Wellesley, MABachelor of Arts BA 1970 -1974
Medical School Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MADoctor of Medicine 1974 -1978
National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Sauber Family Award for Medical ExcellenceChildren’s National Medical Center2006

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberD.C. Assembly of School-Based Health Care2005 - 2009
DelegateNational Coalition for Sexuality and Sex 2001 - 2009
MemberChild Abuse Preventin CouncilCitywide Multidisciplinary Team2004 - 2007
MemberAmerican Board of Pediatrics1984
MemberD.C. Kids subcommittee 2005
Journal Article, Lyon, M.E. and Woodward, K. (2003), “Nonstigmatizing Ways to Engage HIV-Positive African-American Teens in Mental Health and Support Services: A Commentary, Journal of the National Medical Association , 95, 196-200.

Journal Article, Aarons, S.J., Jenkins, R.R., El-Khorazaty, M.N., Woodward, K., Clark, M.C., Wingrove, B.K. (2000), “Postponing Sexual Intercourse among Urban Junior High School Students – a randomized, controlled evaluation, Journal of Adolescent Health , 27, 236-247.

Journal Article, Raine, T.R., Jenkins, R., Aarons, S.J., Woodward, K., Fairfax, J.L., El-Khorazaty, M.N., Herman, A. (1999), Sociodemographic Correlates of Virginity in Seventh Grade Black and Latino Students, Journal of Adolescent Health , 24, 312.

Journal Article, D’Angelo, L., Mohla, C., Sneed, J., Woodward, K., Campos, J. (1987), Diagnosing gonorrhea: A Comparison of standard and rapid techniques, Journal of Adolescent Health Care, 8, 344-348.

Book Chapter, Woodward, K. (1985), Adolescent Contraception, In Adolescent Contraception, Youth of the Americas, Pan American Health Organization.

Journal Article, Woodward, K. and Ragsdale, R. (1984), Adolescent Contraception Helping the Adolescent Choose A Method of Birth Control, Clinical Proceedings Children National Medical Center , 40, 395-410.

Journal Article, Nagle, D., Taube, O., Woodward, K., Nagle, D., Taube, O., Woodward, K. (1983), Giles de la Tourette Syndrome: Three Case Reports, Clinical Proceedings Children’s National Medical Center, 39, 326-333.

Journal Article, Silber,T. and Woodward, K. (1982), “Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescence, Pediatric Annals, 11, 832-834.

Journal Article, Woodward, K. and Silber, T. (1982), Gonorrhea and Gross Hematuria, Clinical Pediatrics , 21, 726.

Journal Article, Crump, A.D., Haynie, D.L., Aarons, S.J., Woodward, K., Simons-Morton, B.G., Pregnancy among Urban African-American Teens: Ambivalence about Prevention, American Journal of Health Behavior, 23, 32-42.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Kathy Woodward, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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